The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 105 170 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.21% 17.19% 14.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.27% 19.30% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 105 71
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
791 881 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.98% 89.08% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 437 316
Average daily rate £400 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 124 (45.93%) JavaScript
2 107 (39.63%) HTML
3 96 (35.56%) CSS
4 91 (33.70%) .NET
5 84 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (28.15%) C#
7 75 (27.78%) MVC
8 74 (27.41%) SQL Server
9 68 (25.19%) SQL
10 66 (24.44%) jQuery
11 53 (19.63%) HTML5
12 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
13 50 (18.52%) ASP.NET
14 43 (15.93%) Java
15 42 (15.56%) TDD
16 41 (15.19%) CSS3
17 40 (14.81%) Web Services
17 40 (14.81%) SharePoint
18 28 (10.37%) Windows
18 28 (10.37%) Finance
19 27 (10.00%) .NET Framework
20 26 (9.63%) Scrum
20 26 (9.63%) XML
20 26 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 25 (9.26%) AngularJS
22 23 (8.52%) CRM
22 23 (8.52%) Dynamics CRM
23 22 (8.15%) Git (software)
23 22 (8.15%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.04%) CMS
3 18 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (4.44%) Apache
6 9 (3.33%) Drupal
7 8 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.59%) WordPress
8 7 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.11%) JBoss
11 2 (0.74%) Node.js
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.37%) Liferay
12 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 23 (8.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.33%) PaaS
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.30%) Internet
2 5 (1.85%) Intranet
3 4 (1.48%) SSH
4 3 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.11%) LDAP
4 3 (1.11%) SMTP
4 3 (1.11%) FTP
4 3 (1.11%) HTTP
5 2 (0.74%) GPRS
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.30%) QlikView
4 16 (5.93%) MySQL
5 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.33%) OLAP
8 9 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.96%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.11%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (1.11%) Cognos Query Studio
13 3 (1.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 3 (1.11%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 22 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.93%) Subversion
4 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.07%) JUnit
6 8 (2.96%) Maven
6 8 (2.96%) MSTest
7 6 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.85%) Grunt
9 3 (1.11%) Mockito
9 3 (1.11%) DbUnit
9 3 (1.11%) Selenium
9 3 (1.11%) jMock
10 2 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.74%) Moq
11 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.37%) Firebug
General
1 28 (10.37%) Finance
2 7 (2.59%) Publishing
2 7 (2.59%) Marketing
3 4 (1.48%) Advertising
3 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (39.63%) HTML
2 96 (35.56%) CSS
3 91 (33.70%) .NET
4 66 (24.44%) jQuery
5 53 (19.63%) HTML5
6 50 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 41 (15.19%) CSS3
8 40 (14.81%) Web Services
9 27 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 26 (9.63%) XML
10 26 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 25 (9.26%) AngularJS
12 20 (7.41%) Sass
13 19 (7.04%) Spring
14 18 (6.67%) REST
15 17 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (5.93%) JSON
17 15 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
18 13 (4.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.93%) User Experience
1 16 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (2.96%) Open Source
4 6 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.48%) New Media
7 3 (1.11%) BBC
7 3 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) iPhone
9 1 (0.37%) DataPower
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.37%) Windows
2 21 (7.78%) Linux
3 11 (4.07%) UNIX
4 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Debian
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (27.78%) MVC
3 42 (15.56%) TDD
4 26 (9.63%) Scrum
5 23 (8.52%) CRM
6 21 (7.78%) Unit Testing
6 21 (7.78%) OO
7 17 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (5.93%) Kanban
9 15 (5.56%) Web Development
10 14 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (4.81%) BDD
11 13 (4.81%) OOP
12 11 (4.07%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.07%) System Testing
13 10 (3.70%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.70%) Workflow
14 9 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (3.33%) Software Testing
15 8 (2.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 124 (45.93%) JavaScript
2 76 (28.15%) C#
3 68 (25.19%) SQL
4 43 (15.93%) Java
5 21 (7.78%) Python
6 20 (7.41%) PHP
7 14 (5.19%) VBA
8 11 (4.07%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.96%) C++
10 6 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.22%) VC++
11 4 (1.48%) Scala
12 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.74%) PHP5
14 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.37%) C
14 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.33%) Degree
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) vSphere
1 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) ZABBIX
1 3 (1.11%) Hyperic
1 3 (1.11%) logstash
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.30%) Oracle
3 8 (2.96%) Cramer
4 7 (2.59%) Amdocs
5 6 (2.22%) Zend
6 5 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.48%) Alterian
7 4 (1.48%) Cognos
8 3 (1.11%) Meridio
8 3 (1.11%) VMware
9 2 (0.74%) Netezza
9 2 (0.74%) Telerik
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.37%) Ektron
10 1 (0.37%) SendGrid
10 1 (0.37%) ESRI
10 1 (0.37%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.37%) Perforce
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe
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